10 episodes

Sustainability Talks Duke University

    • Technology

    • video
    Nutrient Pollution Solutions

    Nutrient Pollution Solutions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water's priorities have been reducing nutrient pollution in important water bodies stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the Gulf of Mexico as well as improving management of storm water pollution. Ellen Gilinsky, who was recently appointed to serve as the Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Water, gave a lecture at Duke discussing the EPA's efforts to reduce these pollutants from urban and agricultural sources.

    • 50 min
    • video
    Andrew Revkin: Which Comes First, Peak Everything or Peak Us?

    Andrew Revkin: Which Comes First, Peak Everything or Peak Us?

    Andrew Revkin, a prize-winning journalist and New York Times blogger, gave a lecture titled "Which Comes First, Peak Everything or Peak Us?" at Duke January 18. The event was co-sponsored by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, the Sanford School of Public Policy, and the Nicholas School of the Environment.

    • 47 min
    • video
    Ray Morgan: Local Sustainability on a Budget

    Ray Morgan: Local Sustainability on a Budget

    Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the British Consulate General co-hosted a lecture featuring Woking, U.K. Chief Executive Ray Morgan. During the lecture, Morgan described his experiences implementing sustainability programs in Woking and shared the lessons he learned.

    • 14 min
    National Academy of Engineering Keynote: Jay Golden

    National Academy of Engineering Keynote: Jay Golden

    Jay Golden, director of the Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce, delivers the luncheon keynote at the National Academy of Engineering's June conference.

    • 34 min
    • video
    Environmental Innovation in Urban Planning: Panel 1

    Environmental Innovation in Urban Planning: Panel 1

    The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the Nicholas School of the Environment brought two panels of experts to Duke Dec. 12 to discuss how innovative cities are integrating ecosystem services into urban planning.

    Will Allen, GIS mapping the provision of ecosystem services
    Jeff LeJava, transferable development rights
    Bobby Cochran, compliance and voluntary ecosystem service markets

    • 40 min
    • video
    Environmental Innovation in Urban Planning: Panel 2

    Environmental Innovation in Urban Planning: Panel 2

    The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the Nicholas School of the Environment brought two panels of experts to Duke Dec. 12 to discuss how innovative cities are integrating ecosystem services into urban planning.

    Mitchell Silver, Raleigh North Carolina
    Mami Hara, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Dale Lyons, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Robert Garcia, Los Angeles, California

    • 43 min

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